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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 August 2009

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Which American situation comedy TV series that ran for eleven seasons from 1982 to 1993 had a core cast made up at various times of Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Kirstie Alley, Rhea Perlman, Woody Harrelson, Kelsey Grammer, Bebe Neuwirth and George Wendt?

A
Frasier
B
Cheers
C
Happy Days
D
Seinfeld
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2

In 2014 what are the main differences between the Australian and New Zealand flags?

A
The NZ flag has stars: the Australian flag has a kangaroo
B
The NZ flag has one less star than the Australian one
C
The Australian flag has stars: the NZ flag has a fern
D
The Australian flag has two more stars than the NZ one
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3

Which organisation, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, was established as an agency of the League of Nations in the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 and became a specialised agency of the United Nations after the demise of the League in 1946?

A
UNESCO
B
ILO
C
FAO
D
FIFA
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4

The trophy for the winner of the Australian Open Tennis Men's Singles is named after which champion?

A
Norman Brookes
B
Frank Sedgman
C
Gerald Patterson
D
Jack Crawford
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5

What is a 1 ounce gold coin minted in South Africa?

A
Sovereign
B
Krugerrand
C
Groat
D
Guilder
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6

Which movie star was found dead at her home in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California on 5 August 1962?

A
Susan Hampshire
B
Elizabeth Taylor
C
Marilyn Monroe
D
Natalie Wood
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7

What is the study of fishes?

A
Palaeontology
B
Ichthyology
C
Entomology
D
Taxonomy
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